Chapter 6 – Basic Secondary Multi-Sketch Features

Note: when doing the practical questions, creating models, keep in mind that there is often no one right way of making a model. Hence, you might create the model differently to the way suggested here:

  1. The eight common ways explored to define a plane are as follows:
  • Three points
  • One point and a line
  • Two parallel lines
  • Two intersecting lines
  • Other planes
  • A plane and a line
  • A plane and a point
  • A plane and a curve
  1. Defining new planes makes it easier for us to apply features based on sketch planes that do not exist, which provides us with more flexibility in modeling.
  2. The swept boss is a feature that allows us to add materials by sweeping a profile along a path. Swept cut allows us to remove ...

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